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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta Makes Definite Statement Tha He Will Be Candidate at i Cjjjning Elections SEVERAL OTHER LOCAL MEN MENTIONED R. E. McArthar and J. V. Ham May Try Luck For Public Works CONTINUED ALLIED ADVANCE HOMMU. October 2nd and snow on Hie groun formed a combination that started 11' civic government fans talking Hi morning. There is to; be an elect ion for office of commissioner or pub- lic works in December, and the ques- tion Arises: are to be candi- dates'? you going. to run again? Com- missioner Grace was asked this morn- IDK by tlie Herald. can count me was tlie Grace intimated Borne ago that he would not likely be on the hustings when election cam- paign time rolled round this fall, but he has decided to give tlio people a cliauce to say whether or not they approve 01 his actions during the three veiire in office, lie is quite pre- pared 'l-j taku the stump and defend his administration of affairs in the department, and lie thinks he can show the people that not only did he earn his salary but saved the people a nood round sum of money as well Eys are being cast toward the Chair commissioner of public works from other directions and it does not seem that there will be a dearth ol candidates. 11. E. RlcArthfcr, who was a candidate at the first election, isi reported as being willing to make n try fbi- the position. .Then mere Is J F Hamilton, whose name is often mentioned. 'He was a candidate for the position ut commissioner of pub- lic-utilities ilir.ee; years, ago. He. might allow his name to stand liciently urged." It is be remembered that the po- sition is open to any British subject of the fuH'age of 21 years and a Cal- gary man has a right to have his name on the ballot. The ballot is-r affair and the more can- didates there are the better it works __ IK thp time for prospective candidates to groom up to' 'the occa- sion. __ TWO LIEUT-COLONELS DEAD .Toronto, Oct. Lieut.-Col. W. D. Ailan D S.O., commanding a first con- tingent oattalion died today in a Lon- don hospital, where he had under- gone an operation for abscess of the SERBS DRIVING BULGARS BACK ON THE MACEDONIA FRONT I'vvo Attack London and Arc Damaged By Gun Fire Falls CREW INCINERA.TED WHEN ZEPP BURNS Others Raid Lincolnshire But Inflict Little Drop in Open Fields Russians Take 1600 Men In Big New Drive On Lemberg -1600 PRISONERS TAKEN Take Several Im- portant Positions in Gain of Over One Mile salient episodes or .m t yiadimlr Volynski. where they piling up reserves in the from General Brusilolfs under the lire of Russian guns. iiprplerateo m show the advances on a fourteen mile trout Two' MoreJLttterns Escape Once again the Internment camp at not yet been caught it is believed a eood clue has been obtained. The men escaped from No. 2 camp. Thev were all in for the an- vere killing time in the recreation when in some manner they got the.sido door of the building open and beat it across _the, compound, climbed the compound, Jence. and away. The sentry on "the outside saw the men jfter-thV outside of the fence and fired, but with no effect. The whole guard then turned out but The woe gu the fugitives had too good a start to Major Date, Interviewed, refused to statement pending to guard against such escapes, and it he men of the guard are on the alert such things could not happen' The whole ailair will he thoroughly inves- tigated. London, Oct. Zeppelins took part in last night's raid over England. Two of them attempted to attack Lon- don One of them was driven away the other was destroyed. An ol- ficial account of the follows: airships crossed the oust coast last night between 9 o'clock and mid- night. One airship approached, the north of London at. aliom 10 o clock in the evening but was driven olt aircraft gun fire and pursued by aero- planes. She attempted to return from he northwest but was attacked by uns and aeroplanes, and brought to arth in flames in the neighborhood of otter's Bar shortly before midnight. "A second airship attempted to at- dck London from the northeast hut was driven off. Bombs wore dropped. reports of casualties or damage lave yet been received. The remani- ng airships wandered aimlessly over he eastern counties. In Lincolnshire bombs were dropped promiscuously, most of them in open country without loing damage-.' Except for part of the envelope there is left hardly a vestige recog- lizable as part ot the huge a.rship which was. brought down last night near Potter's Bar. The members of he crew were Incinerated and the bodies scattered over the field on a which 'the- airship alighted .some I Lethbridge to Btiikom on Wed- yards from a farmer's cottage. MBday in oraer that the local busin The. Zeppelin seemed .to remam almost, en mlgM give encouragement to HS flames. Tongues ot Ins seemed _to Big Crowd Business Men and Wives Sign Up for the Special Train Arrangements have -been completed men s train ,1 all Lliliuua. lick along the bag until ablaze. Bvcn'then it dropped so slow- Iv that many persons who had not until the cheering aroused i win- day and Wednesday. The special .will leave here on Wed- nesdav morning promptly at 7 o'clock, and will reach Lethbridge on return _uu "-0-----. were able to reach their win dows in time to see it fall. Neither the airship which. was de- brilontieal, Oct 1 I ieut.-Col. Vic- oiiLiuni, J 101 Buchanan DSO commanding a Montreal Highlanders' battalion, has been killed m action according to a cable received byt.Mrs. Buchanan to- day WHAT WOULD HAPPEN long Branch, Oct 1 President Wilson declared in a speech here to- dav tint the certain prospect of the success of the Republican party, at tiie next election, Is that the United States will enter the European war and wil' go ir with Mexico FOR ST. PAWS Rev. Father lames Francis McCaf fery has armed in the city and will he located here permanent.lv par ish priest of bt Patricks Father McCafterj made his first appearance before his congregation yesteidav and created a distinctly favorable impres- Rev Father McCaffery comes to Lethhridge from Prince Albeit where he has been in charge of the parish ever since 1U04. Prior to that, time he was at Ottawa Rev Father Cozenet, who has been temooranlv in plur-n'of St Patrick's, for the past vear will remain m the city as assistant to Father McCaffeiv A Political Appointment Might Lead to a Disaster of Great Magnitude at Front London, Oct. Daily Mail, in a leading editorial, says: "The Cana- dian press, reflecting the views of Canadian soldier's who have endured actual warfare in France, is anxious lest, in gratitude for his zeal in rais- ing men, Sir Sam Hughes shall .be given a command at the front. Early in the the Mail says, certain political soldiers received un- wise commands, but as the sanguinary nature of the struggle developed, .ft. became obvious that the front ls.no place for politicians, however elo- quent, active or astute. The Canadian press and Canadian Neiter e stroyed nor the second one which a t-cked London, succeeded in penetr.it- the outer defences of the capital- _____ ,lnno hv Pith. Will Delay Threshing for Sev- eral Days But Good Wea- ther Expected Now The first snow fell in the Lethbridg' district yesterday. Sleety snow fel during all of yesterday and is con tinning to some extent today. Th -general throughout.. th souui. cutting is practically con pleted, the snow will do no harm say at 9 P.m made witl Reservations should bi p. W- ,Doyaier. The fol- Little or no damage was done by eith- inaue WILII r.. lowing ladies and'gentlemen have se- cured leservations on the special- W D L Hardie, G. H. Marnoch M. Freeman Mrs neJman Fred W Dow- Mrs Downer J D ner. Little or no dr of them or by the eight others which operated over the eastern coun- ties. FALL FAIRS NOT SUCCESS; FARMERS ALL TOO BUSY (By Our Own Sept No more late fall fairs for us If vve can't hod n in July or August vve won't hold one at all' The fall fair in Southern Alberta is doomed that is, the fair that comes aftei the start of haivest The above remark was made to the Herald repre- sentative a director the Ma- fcrath fair today and similar remarks by directors of the Taher and Grassy Lake fairs go to show that the late fall fair is highly unsatisfactory. In only one department has it any advan- tage on the fair held before the start of harvesting and that is in the dis- ulavs ot grains and vegetables. The [if late fair enables exhibitors to show the matured products of the year. But against this advantage are the disad- vantages ot cold neather, small crowds and poor livestock exhibits, (ho lattci two disadvantages arising out of the fact that the farmers are busy thieshing and cannot take the time to attend themselves, allow their ci ows to attend or bring in their live- stock lor exhibition purposes. Magrath, the Garden City, should have had a good fair It always has, and gets the crowd to support it. This year the exhibits were disappointing in point ot quantity, while the attend- ance was next to nothing. It wasnt that tlie district didn't produce the stuff or that the people were not in- te-ested they simply hadn't time to Brymner, Mrs Brymner, A. V. pleleQ, Lilt; Slluw ivnt u" delay threshing for several days, pe haps a week or more, as 'the forecas is still for snow on Tuesday. The snow was fairly heavy, and some spots lies for a depth of two o three Inches. Last year the sno came somewhat falling dunii the second week in September, spell splendid weather is almo sure to follow the snowfall, and it- not Paris, Oct. up the advantage gained over the Bulgars at Kaim'akcalan height; on the western end of tlie Mace-. (Ionian Serbians ad- vanced one and one-quarter miles north of the height and .1 cnpied the village of Kotcho- e. the war otlice announced day. The Bulgarians made unter attacks on positions wly acquired by the British i the left bank of the Struma. ic statement says the Bulgar- ns were repulsed leaving many cad on the field. Important Position Captured London, Oct. official crbinn statement dated Satur- ay received here today says: The Serbian-Drina division has iken the important position of olchovie, on the western end f the Macedonian front. "The Bulgarian battery, which e took Saturday, is one of the eld guns, not mountain .guns, s previously announced" Villages Captured London, Oct. of he Bulgarian line on the Strti- iia'front which we captured on September include the -ui- ages'vof- Kara Zakohhala and C-ibbons, Mrs. Gibbons, Arthur Havi, Mrs Hayr. D H Elton His Elton, William Morris, Mis. Morns, N. B. Goode B C Guilbanlt. Mrs. GuilbauH, G Hoblnson C B Bowman F t. Spooner, W. D. King, Mrs. King, Mr. 1 _ __ Arffims. Quinn Ellas Mrs. Lethbndge Brevvmg Co tive The anaan soldiers need therefore have no anxi- ety It is understood that Sir Sam unite appreciates the changed situa- tion and is not seeking active service We are glad to record the fact, for we agree with our Canadian contem- poraries that a political appointment might bring about a disaster of the first magnitude to tlie Canadian army, Sir Sam is doing good work IreebiiiK the Dominion in the limelight and we are glad to have him among To Open Municipal Shops where Retailors Are Obtaining .1 Enormous Profits ondon, Oct. 2.-lmportant recom expected that threshing will jrlUKtJ oiewtufa -r- me P Burns S. Co representative, Lethbndge Herald representative Dr. Rusk II Macbeth Geo B MicKay, Mrs MacKay S J Shepherd W A. 'arkei DeL-nal Dairy Supplies J. Jimpson Mrs J Simpson, George Stacev Geo Kerr Mrs. Kerr Bllison "Sling Co Mrs Goodman, Taylor Mining" Co J R Wellington Mrs Wellington Crystal Dair; Lo Scott fruit Co G H Harmon N T Mac- eod. French Have Success On Somme very well in point ot duality but no one saw them. The 'farmers didn't earn any lessons fiom the fair And in the end, that's object of the exhibition Secretary Benj kin vvas greatls disappointed He has alvyavs taken a pride in the Magrath exhibition and always it has been something to be proud ot But he won't give up Along with the other directors they are going to make the exhibition voar better than ever for the farmers ot the district will bo more and will cuter more the game J. B. Rirte and Lev! the exhibitors in the 1 llarker wen me exmuiiors HI h se classes They showed some fine ahin.als, a shire stallion belonging to Mr Ririe claiming much attention He is a fine beast and mil help to breed up the agricultural horses of the district In the cattle classes. Messrs. Rirle, Passev Woodruff and D Pride were the exhibitors The cinle as a whole were not representative of the dis triet though some good animals weio shown Sheep were shonn by Lev Harker 1 B Rirle and W T Passey A champion ram recently brought li from Ottawa by Mr ,Harkei sho-ved that the sheepmen of Magrath dis trict arc not to be behind In the matter of breeding Poultry competitions bitiught oil some fine birds Neil McKellar of Ta her Edwards Bros ot Taber, J B Rirlc WoojiUft, Stone q tlwre were showed up ow FAQB rtu" iiionR trie more striking ot iS are one -meatless day weeklv not engaged in severe laboK municipal shops to be districts' where retailers are obtain id" excessive profits, revision of paj rolls '-to improve the position ot those have-not sufficiently benehtted Winnipeg, Oct. annual meet- IIE of the Western Associated Press Limited, is being held here today and delayed for long. Nanton six inches were repoi ed last night, while at Sarcee Cam Saturday brought almost that amoun Up till yesterday snow was. falling far east as Whitla, although todaj reports show that Swift: Current having snow. Already thii year many farmers a through with threshing and have sta ed fall ploughing With the numb of rigs in the countiy, good weath this mouth should about wind t threshing oneratlons up, list year it vvas well into December before operations viere concluded in most districts. The snow will have no effect on the grade of the gram unless it lies on the shock? for several davs Mean- time the fanners are praying tor ln: diau Summer to hurry along. AT MACLEOD 1 Special to the Heiald) Macleod, Oct. first snowfall of the season is here.; in..some places the snow is lying three inches deep, and nnfoituliatelv threshing opera tions are suspended The frosted area is not so large as was at first sup posed. n pleted Most of the It is extiected Kara Zakoizir, says. today's ficial report. enemy counter at- lacks against these places were ntirely unsuccessful and were aeatcn off with heavy loss. All been con- solidated. There is no sign of the enemy for some distance in front of our trenches. "In addition to heavy casual- ties inflicted upon the enemj the number of prisoners taken has been increased to 250. Our casu- allies were comparatively Tlnee machine guns were tak.'J The cutting is nearly nil com- Threshiug n about 25 per completed ami fairly good re __ suits are being obtained n the stook Pans Oct 2-The war otiice an- ,5 the stook ,t ls exnected junced today that the French cap- tad weather will soon clear "p so that the farmers may again re nounced today lured a trench and prisoners on the Somme front Saturdav night in a lo- cal operation east of Bouchavesnes. Germans Repulsed london Oct '-British tioops on the Somme front Sunday night repuls- ed a Gorman attack on then advanc_ cd Greek Cabinet Has Resigned; ton Jon, Oct. tion of the Greek cabinet is re- ported in i Central News Agency dispatch from Athens. GERMANS CLAIM SUCCESS f Berlin, via London, Oct 2-On battle front of 12 miles north oJ-the Somme, the French and British cnarg ed the Germans time after time Sun- day They were repulsed and suffer-T- ed heavy German war ot- flee announced todav. sume harvesting Eaucourt IjAbbaye announced today .nLlv.C.iU. Seven' members of the conmiit ee further recommended that there should be public control of the price? Slluuiu v ef at rom an OVKI neeting this morning was addressed by E W. Backus, president of the Fort 'Frances Paper and Pulp Cpm- pany, on the newsprint situation, and Subsequently the'visitors were enter- tained by the Winnipeg dally pubUsh- ers The election of officers will take place this afternoon. ports against the live cattle -from Canada. idstuffs produced it cases it is said, far it "is being made bl i to import 8E1ZE ALL R London, Sept. government, according to the Shoe and Leather has requisitioned all British sole and upper leather for military purposes. Five per cent, interest, it ...i -i. _ nn tho 1H11P- "MARKETS October wheat October oats............. October flax pHILUIES WIN TO BE HANGED Dirty, N. S, Sept 30 -Charles Roi ert, found guilty at the supreme court of_the murder ot his wile, sentenced by Judge Harris to hanged December MONTHLY FIGURES SHOW BIG BUSINESS INCREASE 53'A 223 High chase t tioiml. Kev u v, McLaurm, supei intend- ent of Baptist Missions occupied the pulpit jesterday at both services at [he First Baptist church The church has aalled to the pastorate ROT, Q. Baker of Yoikton, Bask Mr. Bakei spent three Sundays ot August with lax................. the church, and has made a most fav- orable impression. Mr Baker is a IWBATHEB graduate ot Brandon College and has 31 had a most successful term of live 27.5 jears' work in Yorkton, who deep y 3.5 ament his departure He will begin 5 his worv Sere atout Nov 1st Mr and ,lth 'local or Mrs Baker arc formerly ot St Mary s, Ontario. today and A 10 per cent increase in bank he month. clearings m September 1916, over--------- September lillo, is shown by the monthly statistics just _issued The figures toi Septembpr. 1316 are and for the same month a year ago are Customs reurns for the month also indicate the enormous growth of busi- ness in the past year. During Sep- tember the returns as ogfinst J13.957.93 for the correspond- ing month last year This is an.in crease ot almost more than 160 per cent. A large amount ot Of. especially tHreshlng chines and repairs, was cleared Sixteen thousand dollars was the ncrease in business in the post trftico iepartment, tne- figures being' 341.03 September, as coupBred) Tlth last year. This 1. an ncrease of over 40 pet- cent The post office figures" thi! :o bjeak all record? tor. BuHding permits tor the itath ot-; September pared .with permit fof aHeraUoni to ,the hospital heating plant Wt ;